The first table below looks at the demand for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 44 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% - 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
142 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 39.34% 32.74% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 38 24
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £28.88 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C
South Wales

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C across the Cardiff region.

C Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

C
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware